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Been There Bungled That

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Author Paddy Rangappa
ISBN 9788184004335
Pages 296
Condition Good
Format Paperback

Jagannath Srinivasan, also referred to as Jags, is a bright albeit, highly confused, upwardly mobile male armed with an enviable IIT+IIM education. He drifts through life in benign auto pilot, easily swayed by things he reads, people he meets, and advice he receives. One day while trying to break into his professors house to submit a late assignment he chances upon a girl who he ultimately marries. Armed with a wife, he is let loose to make his mark on the world. Step aboard as Jags goes from one job to another and one country to another with his self-deprecating humour and idiosyncratic view of cultures. Life is infinitely happier when you can laugh at yourselfexperience it with the lovable Jags as he bungles and stumbles through it. Interesting Facts : Short, humorous chapters perfect for reading on a flight. Indians and NRI will love it and identify with the situations the character get into. The book has an Indian outlook but global setting. Its about how Indian tackle life in India and abroad and how they interact with Americans, Chinese, Japanese, Thais and other people. The author has a regular humour coloumn in DNA called Flip-side. Wodehouse comes to Indias MBA-land. Been there Bungled that is a brilliantly irrepressible look at the classic engineer-MBAs journey through corporate land. Amazing how an insider has provided an insightful and delightful outside-in perspective on our foibles in consultancy, marketing, advertising and banking. The result is a roll on the floor laughter narrative. A must read for all corporate types who take themselves seriously.Vikram Sakhuja, CEO, Maxus Worldwide A really funny look at corporations, travel, family and life in general.Arvind Sharma, Chairman & CEO, Leo Burnett India Subcontinent A hilarious book. Among other things, Paddy captures the inherent humour in a marketing job brilliantly.Jayant Kapur, ex-Chairman, Bacardi Martini India Ltd. Ive spent my entire career in the advertising industry and have loved it. But till I read this book, I didnt realize how comical it can be from time to time!Sam Balsara, Chairman & Managing Director, Madison World If you take your job seriously, you must read this book because Paddy gives you numerous hilarious reasons why you should not!Shantanu Khosla, Managing Director, Procter & Gamble India
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